BMW will be using the Los Angeles Auto Show to stage the North American debuts of four different models.

BMW will be using the Los Angeles Auto Show to stage the North American debuts of four different models.

First up, the company will introduce the 2016 330e which features a plug-in hybrid powertrain that consists of a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a 7.6 kWh lithium-ion battery.  This setup enables the sedan to have a combined maximum output of 248 bhp (184 kW) and 310 lb-ft (419 Nm) of torque. In terms of performance, the model can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds and travel approximately 22 miles (35.4 km) on electricity alone.

The model will arrive at dealerships next spring and pricing starts at $44,695.

Performance fans will want to check out the 2016 BMW M4 GTS which features an aggressive aerodynamic body kit, a sporty interior, and an upgraded 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine that produces 493 bhp (367 kW) and 442 lb-ft (598 Nm) of torque.  Thanks to almighty engine, the coupe runs from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds.

Approximately 300 units will be offered in the United States and they will arrive next spring with a base price of $134,200.

BMW will also be staging the North American debut of the X1 xDrive28i in Los Angeles.  It has a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine that develops 228 bhp (170 kW) and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque.  The engine is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive system which enables the crossover to run from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds.

The model is currently arriving at dealerships and pricing starts at $35,795.

The last North American debut is the 2016 7-Series.  It features an evolutionary design and a new lightweight platform that enables the car to weigh up to 190 lbs (86 kg) less than its predecessor.

On the performance front, two engines will be available at launch.  The 740i has a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine that develops 320 bhp (238 kW), while the 750i uses a 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V8 with 445 bhp (331 kW).

Pricing starts at $82,295 for the 740i, $95,395 for the 750i, and $98,395 for the 750i xDrive.

In related news, BMW will also be showing the 2016 i8.  The model largely carries over but it will be offered with laser lights in the United States for the first time.

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BMW to debut M4 GTS, X1, 330e and 7-Series in LA